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11 Top Digital Tech Podcasts
If you pop on any social channel, everyone seems to be asking: “What is the best podcast?" It’s not about the best new book anymore in this digital age. There’s always Audible, of course, but podcasts have their finger on the pulse.
24 November 2022 04:27 AM - Comment(s)
When things go wrong: avoiding a mess with your digital provider
Most of the time things go well when dealing with digital and tech providers, but when things go bad - they can go really bad! So how do you avoid getting into a messy situation? One recent high-profile situation might hold some pointers.
15 September 2022 04:14 AM - Comment(s)
Team Spotlight: Danika Ciullo
It's a new month so we've got a new CIO Studio team member to share with you. This time, it's not one of our advisors but rather a key person on our internal team - Marketing Manager Danika Ciullo.
24 August 2022 05:58 AM - Comment(s)
Love it or leave it: how to tell when it's time for a software change
CIO Studio Founder Ray Delany recently wrote an excellent post on how to help people accept digital change. But how can you tell when it’s time to part ways with your current system and provider?
18 August 2022 02:27 AM - Comment(s)
Why do CIOs hate salespeople?
One of my contacts in the health sector told me a couple of years ago that when COVID first hit NZ shores, they were overwhelmed with enquiries. As Maslow said, "If all you have is a hammer you tend to see everything as a nail."
08 August 2022 01:47 AM - Comment(s)
Team Spotlight: Angela Whittle
We're kicking off Team Spotlights, where every month we'll profile a member of the CIO Studio team. We will chat about what digital means to them and also ask a few more personal questions to understand the people behind CIO Studio. This month it's Angela Whittle.
28 July 2022 03:17 AM - Comment(s)
The secret sauce of amazing change management
We recently wrote an article about helping teams accept change, with some core advice on bringing people along with change projects. This week I thought I’d dive into this again with some thoughts on how we at CIO Studio help organisations bring their staff along on the journey.
20 July 2022 03:50 AM - Comment(s)
When Customer Experience goes bad: Why it's important to get it right
The charity dollar is a fragile resource. Most of us will prioritise our basic living needs over charitable donations, and in tough times charitable giving is all too often treated as a discretionary item. Recently, I experienced something which I found interesting.
11 July 2022 05:02 AM - Comment(s)
5 steps to kickstart your Digital Journey
All kinds of businesses are feeling the difficulty of getting good staff, from the painting firm to the orchardists in Tasman District. In the IT industry, however, the shortage of skilled staff has been such a long-term problem.
07 July 2022 04:18 AM - Comment(s)
Who do the digital experts trust for product recommendations?
We often get asked for recommendations for software products in a wide range of industries, and usually, this takes the form of “what’s the best product for xxx”. From a customer perspective, this is a perfectly reasonable question, but it does present some difficulties that are worth exploring.
30 June 2022 06:57 AM - Comment(s)